Newly discovered gene mutation reduces fear and anxiety, and increases social interaction

A genetic mutation recently discovered by Finnish scientists reduces fear and anxiety, and increases social interaction in mice. Geneticist Heikki Tanila and colleagues from the University of Eastern Finland used…

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Twitter will no longer accept political ads

In a series of tweets, Twitter’s founder, Jack Dorsey, announced that the platform he created will no longer accept publishing political ads around the world. “We made the decision to…

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Australia wants to use facial recognition to block access to adult content

Australia believes that it has found a solution to restrict access to adult content for minors. The government has proposed to use facial recognition to confirm the age of Internet…

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A new cancer immunotherapy strategy developed

A cell therapy that amplifies the immune response of T cells against cancerous tumors was developed by Canadian scientists associated with the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Research Center (HMR) and the Université…

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Spotify Kids, the new app designed for kids

Spotify announced Tuesday the launch of Spotify Kids, an application for children over three years old so they can listen to their own music.  This online music space allows children…

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AMC Entertainment Shares Rose 31% After Potential Takeover by Amazon

Shares of the film industry giant AMC Entertainment rose 31% before the start of trading on the New York Stock Exchange, after the Daily Mail wrote that the Amazon is…

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Cannabinoids does not improve mental health: study

Current scientific evidence does not justify the use of medicinal cannabinoids to treat six mental health conditions, a new meta-analysis conducted by Australian researchers concludes. Cannabinoids do not seem to…

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New theory on the origin of lava

The lava flowing from volcanoes is not fed by the magmatic chambers, say British volcanologists, who question the classic theory of volcanic eruptions. The work of Professor Matthew Jackson, expert…

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Earth has entered the age of Meghalayan

Earth has officially entered a new chapter in its history, the age of the Meghalayan, the third and last period since the beginning of the Holocene era nearly 12,000 years…

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Hawaiian volcano Kilauea is active

The national park surrounding the Hawaiian volcano Kilauea was closed late Thursday, fearing that the steam that accumulates inside does not end up blowing up the mountain. Such an explosion…

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